Problem

Environmental degradation of desert oases

Other Names:
Destruction of oasis ecosystems
Incidence:

Most of the world's dry lands are considered to be at 'high risk' or 'very high risk' of losing their ability to support useful species of plant and animal life. As much as 30% of the earth's land surface, covering part of one hundred nations and occupied by one sixth of the world's population, is designated as at least 'threatened'.

Related Problems:
Deforestation
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
13.05.2019 – 19:41 CEST